Department of Economics
East Carolina University 333999
Greenville, NC 27858-4353 USA
Office: Brewster A-424
"As for me, all I know is
that I know nothing" Socrates
"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them" Isaac Asimov
"A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep" Saul Bellow
"Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them" Joseph Heller
"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" George Orwell
"With four parameters I can fit an elephant, and with five I can make him wiggle his trunk" John von Neumann
"The Category 4 hurricane has been downgraded to a tropical storm" Bill Gross, co-founder of PIMCO, on the state of the financial system 8 days before Lehman Brothers collapsed
"What we wish, that we readily believe" Demosthenes
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Last updated: May 12, 2016. Link to: ECU Economics Home Page.